‘The trouble with nearly everybody who prays is that he or she says ‘Amen’ and runs away before God has a chance to reply. Listening to God is far more important than giving Him our ideas,” said the Rev. Frank Laubach, a protestant American missionary featured on a U.S. postage stamp. He conceived the each-one-teach-one program that lifted millions out of illiteracy.
Some tend to shy away from the word meditation since it is used in religions that are “foreign” to Christian faith. We shouldn’t, though. A biblical lyricist sang this beautiful stanza to God: